Chosen for their cutting-edge design, quality, creativity and originality, each designer represented by The Space brings an innovative approach to African fashion. The Space is pleased to create a platform for African designers to flourish and live out their passion. The Space and the designers in our stable strive to produce items that are not only beautiful but also uplift the communities around us. We believe that the knock-on effect of producing and buying local will help to build the strong, beautiful South Africa of tomorrow.
Amanda laird cherry
Amanda is one of just a handful of South African designers who has historically fused the development of her clothes with that of the country. Her collections over the past three decades have presented a different kind of reconciliation process, one which unites our intersecting histories into a collective present. She is both artist and story-teller, weaving personal and political stories with cloth and thread.
The Amanda Laird Cherry label comprises ladieswear, including a plus-size selection, accessories and ALC Menswear made in collaboration with Brendan Sturrock.
Amanda Laird Cherry is available at The Space stores nationwide.
Made in collaboration with local crafters and skills-building organisations, ALC Accessories are made to last from quality materials. Genuine leather footwear and belts and signature pattern scarves add the finishing touch to any outfit.
Amanda Laird Cherry Accessories are available at The Space stores nationwide.
Slow fashion. Local. Sustainable. These are all buzzwords in the fashion world today, but Colleen Eitzen was making versatile clothes to last, locally by seamstresses who are treated with respect, long before the buzz began.
Crafted for women-kind, Colleen Eitzen garments are equal parts fashion and function, luxury and liveability. With simple sophistication, a perfect fit, balanced proportions and made with quality workmanship from fabrics that are luxurious, durable and feel great on the skin, a Colleen Eitzen piece is guaranteed to become one of your wardrobe go-tos.
Colleen Eitzen is available at The Space stores nationwide.
Established in 2006 by Yvette Ngushirwa, Frida is a clothing brand for the classic women who loves a touch of vintage romanticism.
Fashion was a hobby and passion for Yvette from a young age, however she went the route of accountancy with her studies. As time went by, she developed a yearning for fashion. With the support of her father, she established Frida in Durban, creating an income for herself from her passion and talent.
Frida is available at The Space stores nationwide.
Beautiful, stylish, proudly South African women’s clothing designed and crafted by women for women with versatility, flow and fit in mind. Created by mother daughter power duo Kate and Romy Jankelowitz, Fluidity is the go-to for feminine, floaty dresses, tunics and playful jumpsuits in gorgeous florals and shimmering sparkles.
Fluidity is available at The Space stores nationwide.
Marianna is the master of timeless and effortless style. Designed and made in Durban, South Africa her pieces are sure to find starring roles in your wardrobe.
Marianna is available at The Space stores nationwide.
In the business of making you look and feel great, Miss Moneypenny creates fabulous clothing for the fuller figure. Get your glamour on and make the most of your curves in flattering fits designed and made in Durban.
Miss Moneypenny is available at The Space stores nationwide.
Angalia’s locally produced African garments display excellent quality and craftsmanship with a strong attention to detail. Founder and designer Onkgopotse Seatle-Maitse takes classic silhouettes and gives them a modern edge, with colour and materials that are East and West African inspired.
Angalia is available at The Space stores nationwide.
irene makhavhu designs
Irene Makhavhu Designs can make every-day an occasion with high quality garments designed and made in Johannesburg. Layers, unexpected features and attention to detail make her designs statement pieces.
Irene Makhavhu Designs are available at The Space stores nationwide.
Made from natural fabrics that breathe well on the skin, Dr Pachanga clothing is all about comfort, quality and affordability.
Designed and made in Africa, with great thought put into the multitude of shapes and sizes of women, Dr Pachanga will make you stand out, remember your roots and revel in your own uniqueness.
Be Bold. Stay Fresh. Love Yourself.
Dr Pachanga clothing is available at The Space stores nationwide.
Dr Pachanga bags
Dr Pachanga specialise in vegan leather handbags paired with the finest African wax fabrics.
Designed and made in Africa, Dr Pachanga will make you stand out, remember your roots and revel in your own uniqueness.
Be Bold. Stay Fresh. Love Yourself.
Dr Pachanga bags are available at The Space stores nationwide.
Simon & Mary
Simon and Mary is a heritage brand for a new generation. Launched in 2014 in Johannesburg by a family of milliners in the business since 1935, Simon and Mary honours the past but is inspired by the contemporary. They have cultivated a community of loyal enthusiasts who, like the brand, uphold individuality, style and the finest quality.
Simon and Mary headwear is available at The Space stores nationwide.
Hand-crafted leather goods and premium leather bags and wallets for the urban minimalist define Antelo’s range.
Antelo’s inspiration stems from a love of nature, minimalism and classic simplicity. Simple lines, texture and colour are combined to ensure Antelo products remain classic, stylish and wearable for years. Proudly made in Cape Town by highly skilled leather craftters from genuine South African, premium quality bovine (cowhide) aniline leather, Antelo items are the antithesis of fast fashion, with products made to stand the test of time.
Antelo bags are available at The Space stores nationwide.
Zamaan means life. Founders and designers Imaan Zahreen and Fatima strive not only to provide beautiful and affordable hijaab, but also to empower the women of South Africa. Zamaan is designed in South Africa, and manufactured in South Africa and Dubai, with the aim to source from creative women all over South Africa.
When you wear a Zamaan original, you wear a piece made with love.
Love Zamaan, love hijaab.
Zamaan hijaab are available at The Space stores nationwide.
Athena A jewellery is made and worn by goddesses around the globe. The Athena A brand and the individual Athena pieces are all named after Greek and Roman Goddesses. Multi-talented founder and designer Athena is an award-winning Film Editor, currently living in Johannesburg. She believes all women are goddesses and whatever they wear should enhance their feeling of strength and beauty.
Athena A accessories are available at The Space stores nationwide.
Gorgeous hand-made statement jewellery locally made in KZN. Think bold, colourful and detailed.
Hoop accessories are available at The Space stores nationwide.
Asatsi is inspired by the stories and spirit of Africa. Drawing inspiration from its roots in every design, each piece tells a story and takes on a life of its own through the individual who wears it.
Asatsi scarves are available at The Space stores nationwide.